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Inslee’s supplemental budget: school funding, mental health services, and an upcoming carbon pricing plan

In a press conference on Thursday, Governor Inslee laid out the details of his proposed 2018 supplemental budget. Funding basic education was a key priority...Read More

Sen. Slade Gorton and Rob McKenna talk Trump impeachment

At our first annual Re-Wire Policy Conference, we had the opportunity to sit down and speak with Senator Slade Gorton and former Washington Attorney General...Read More

Inslee announces state actions to keep net neutrality in Washington

The day before the FCC is set to vote on repealing the Open Internet Order of 2015, Governor Inslee hosted a press conference urging the...Read More

Speaker presentations from Re-Wire Policy Conference now available!

We hosted our first annual Re-Wire Policy Conference yesterday and it was one of the largest, most diverse convenings of senior executives and policy leaders...Read More

Senators welcome House Democrats’ re-engagement on Hirst

Senators Judy Warnick and Jim Honeyford welcomed news that House Democrats have planned a work session Dec. 12 to discuss the Hirst water rights court...Read More

Gov. Inslee writes opposition letter to HR 3144, Sen. Sheldon calls it “unfathomable”

On Tuesday, Governor Inslee wrote a letter to the Chairmen and Ranking Members of the House Committee on Natural Resources and the Subcommittee on Water,...Read More

Over 30 bills already introduced during pre-filing period

With the beginning of the pre-filing period on Monday, members of the House and Senate have already introduced over thirty bills. Here’s a quick look...Read More

Over 150 organizations coming to Re-Wire next week!

I am really excited to tell you about the folks coming to our 2017 Re-Wire Policy Conference next week!  Our speaker list is a very...Read More

Honeyford introduces bill to ban use of state bonds for employee salaries

OLYMPIA — Today Sen. Jim Honeyford, the lead Senate Republican for the state’s capital budget plan, introduced a measure to ban the use of proceeds from...Read More

Inslee elected Chair of Democratic Governors Association

The Democratic Governors Association (DGA) elected Gov. Inslee as their new Chair on Monday. Inslee has served as the DGA Vice Chair since December 2016,...Read More